Garden after rain

July Home Garden Update

I really love the raised beds in my vegetable garden. They allow me to concentrate my effort in building the soil where it matters. There is virtually no weeding needed. And I love the sense of order they provide. This is a view of the 9′x3′ raised bed on the …

Garlic being cured

Curing Garlic on Tomato Cage

The garlic on my community garden plot started to yellow signaling it was time for harvest. Taking advantage of a few dry …

Galinsoga

Common Garden Weeds

To efficiently control weeds in the garden, I need to understand them first. To understand them, I need to know what they …

Basils

Basil = Pesto

Yesterday, I pruned my basil. The more basil is pruned, the plant will get bushier. The result of my prunning is that …

Chicks outside

Chickens are now outside

At about a month old, the girls got to move outside. We rushed to get the chicken run ready. Its frame is …